World Soil Day emphasizes the increasing need to integrate soil and water research and management
OPINION: Extreme dry and wet events has caused many challenges to both food production and water protection. This calls for the increase of integrated soil and water research to address the national and global challenges in food security and environmental sustainability.
Deadly heat and extreme rainfall: This is what the world will be like if the temperature rises by 3 degrees, according to researchers
“It is very likely that we will reach three degrees. I consider 1.5 and 2 degrees to be almost unattainable. Now the question is how close to three we will get,” says one Norwegian researcher.
A strong breeze and chance of storms: How we used pollen to create a wind forecast from 10,000 years ago
SHARE YOUR SCIENCE: Pollen can travel far through the air, allowing scientists who find them to trace the winds of the past. Maaike Zwier writes about her new study from South Georgia, where ancient pollen may reveal shifts in the dominating westerlies.
Could Isaac Newton show us the way into the Green Shift?
Climate change, loss of biodiversity, and degraded ecosystems: we're in trouble and something needs to be done. We need to change, and we know what to do. But we probably need some help on how to proceed. Maybe we can be inspired by Isaac Newton’s three laws?
New report shows workers in the fossil fuels industry have a deep distrust of environmentalists
Distrust against environmentalists is widespread among those employed in oil- and gas-related businesses. There’s also a sense of bitterness against unions that are pushing for a more climate friendly industry.